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Top 10 Richest Dead Rappers

As a human is born, so it is from him to taste death. Celebrities are humans too and so they can not escape death.

There are celebrities who have lost their lives either at a younger age or otherwise. When they die younger, their followers and family condole the most.

Rappers are most likely to die on the job due to the deeds of the genre that’s associated with violence. In this article, we bring you a list of the top 10 richest dead rappers.

The Notorious B.I.G – $10 million.

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Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage names The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie, was an American rapper and songwriter. Rooted in the New York rap scene and gangsta rap traditions, he is widely considered one of the greatest rappers of all time. He died was assassinated on March 9, 1997, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Eazy-E – $8 million.

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Eric Lynn Wright, known professionally as Eazy-E, was an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur who propelled West Coast rap and gangsta rap by leading the group N.W.A and its label, Ruthless Records, pushing the boundaries of lyrical content

Nipsey Hussle – $5 million.

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Ermias Joseph Asghedom, known professionally as Nipsey Hussle, was an American rapper, activist, and entrepreneur.

XXXTentacion – $5 million.

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Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, known professionally as XXXTentacion and commonly referred to as simply X, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

Prodigy – $5 million.

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Albert Johnson, better known by his stage name Prodigy, was an American rapper, author, and entrepreneur. With Havoc, he was one half of the hip hop duo Mobb Deep

Big Pun – $5 million.

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Christopher Lee Rios, better known by his stage name Big Pun, was an American rapper and songwriter. Pun’s lyrics are notable for their technical efficiency, having exceptional breath control, heavy use of alliteration, as well as internal and multi-syllabic rhyming schemes.

Big L – $3 million.

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Lamont Coleman, known professionally as Big L, was an American rapper and songwriter. Emerging from Harlem in New York City in the early to mid-1990s, Coleman became well known amongst underground hip-hop fans for his freestyling ability.

Nate Dogg – $2 million.

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Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, known professionally as Nate Dogg, was an American singer, rapper, and songwriter. Hale became best known for providing guest vocals for a multitude of hit rap songs between 1994 and 2007, earning the nickname “King of Hooks”.

Ol’ Dirty – $500,000.

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Russell Tyrone Jones, better known by his stage name Ol’ Dirty Bastard, was an American rapper and producer. He was one of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan, a rap group primarily from Staten Island, New York City, which rose to mainstream prominence with its 1993 debut album Enter the Wu-Tang.

Tupac Shakur – $200,000.

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Tupac Amaru Shakur, better known by his stage name 2Pac and by his alias Makaveli, was an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential rappers of all time.

Source: richestmusician.com


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